Council in council chambers

Meet your elected officials for the Municipality of Port Hope Council 2018-2022. Our ward system is divided by the rural area, with two council representatives, and the urban area, with four council representatives. 

Find Council contact information below as well as a list of the boards and committees that they participate in.   

Bob Sanderson - Mayor

Mayor Bob Sanderson headshot905-885-4544 (Town Hall)

Les Andrews - Deputy Mayor

Les Andrews Headshot905-885-4544 (Town Hall)


Committees and Boards

  • Committee of Adjustment
  • Heritage Port Hope Advisory Committee
  • Heritage Incentives Advisory Committee
  • Heritage Business Improvement Area 
  • Police Services Board
  • Waterfront and Riverwalk Working Group

John Bickle

John Bickle Headshot905-396-0762 (corporate cell)


Committees and Boards

  • Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Municipal Animal Services

Laurie Carr

Laurie Carr headshot905-376-8300 (corporate cell)


Committees and Boards

  • Audit Committee
  • Library Board
  • Police Services Board

Jeff Lees

Jeff Lees headshot289-251-1807 (personal cell)

Committees and Boards

  • Audit Committee

Wendy Meadows

Wendy Meadows headshot905-376-7221 (corporate cell)


Committees and Boards

  • Cemetery Board
  • Parks, Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee
  • Waterfront and Riverwalk Working Group

Vicki Mink

Vicki Mink headshot905-885-4544 (Town Hall)


Committees and Boards

  • Centre of Excellence for Environmental Sustainability Working Group
  • Tree Advisory Committee

The Municipality has a Code of Conduct for Members of Council and Local Boards that outlines the rules, roles, and responsibilities of the members to promote accountability and transparency in municipal governance.

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Agendas and Minutes

Review upcoming and previous council meetings and their primary topics by reviewing the agenda and meeting minutes.

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Council News

Find the latest news, updates, and releases happening in Port Hope.

Council meetings

Council has a combined meeting approach: Committee of the Whole and Regular Council meetings take place on the same evening, on the first and third Tuesdays of the month beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Statutory Public meetings, as required, take place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

These meetings are open to the public. Previous Council and Committee of the Whole meetings beginning March 1, 2016, may be viewed at our Municipality of Port Hope YouTube channel.

To see the latest council meeting recordings you can select the tabs below:

Council Meeting - November 16, 2021

Committee of the Whole - November 16, 2021

Special Council Meeting - June 8, 2021

Special Finance Meeting: Day One - December 7, 2020



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The Municipal Act, 2001 allows the Municipality to hold a Closed Meeting when the subject matter relates to certain specific topics. For these meetings, the public are not allowed to attend and they are not broadcast.